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Education

The Week of the Young Child: Recognizing Early Education

The Week of the Young Child  (April 12-18) was established in 1971 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to bring public attention to the needs of young children. Early childhood years are the foundation for children’s success in school and later in life, thus The …

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Education

IBA’s Afterschool and Summer Learning Program: Inspiring Children while Improving Literacy

Jenna Gabriel, a former teacher at IBA’s Afterschool and Summer Program and now Program Director of the Youth Program, spoke about the purpose and the importance of the program. She explained that children come from all over the Boston area to continue and further their education in a setting that’s …

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Home Depot Helps Remodel IBA’s Afterschool Space

IBA Staff and volunteers from Home Depot at South Bay Station decided to spend a full day improving the space for our afterschool program located at the Blackstone School. They set out to create a more enjoyable and exciting atmosphere for IBA’s first and second graders. Their goal was to brighten …

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Education

United Way Makes Way for Technology at IBA’s Preschool

Technology in the classroom is a trend that will only increase as the world shifts towards paperless, online, and web-based channels of communication. Studies have shown that children who are not exposed to technology are at a clear disadvantage to those who are. Educators all agree, computer based learning is …

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Who Said Snow Days Are Boring Days?

Who Said Snow Days are Boring Days? Snow days have paralyzed the city of Boston and the region, have caused delays in almost every mode of public transportation, and have left many parents indoors with their children; with very limited options. IBA knows only too well the challenges this can …

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The Arts and its impact on the development of children

At IBA we recognize the important role and the benefits of the arts in the development of people, whether adults or youth, It’s never too early to start or too late to take advantage of them. Art is a language that allows us to express and develop our ideas and …

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Impacting lives, sharing experiences. This is the story of Jovany Meléndez

For us, at IBA, it’s important and gratifying to realize that we are making a difference in the lives of the participants of our community, that every day we forge a better future through each of the people who are or were part of our programs. We feel very happy …

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